there, there were generators for the media, for example, right where so many people, new yorkers, fellow new yorkers, are suffering so badly? that's what really jarred me. >> let's look at this. there's a host of practicalities and i would assume, that goes to the point about timing, that the city, the organizers, the mayor, looked at this and said hey, we can deal with this, we can approach it, we can rise to the occasion. it will be different, it will be -- we'll patch it together which is a great way of looking at something. but suddenly it turned so they thought they could do it. they knew they could do it. and then it turned and it turned because, let me say just i think an air of defeat or an air of something else, this assumption that every time that all civic projects are suspect -- >> i don't think -- you and i are pretty active on twitter.